HEAVY FAVORITE WEAST HILL SHOWS NEW DIMENSION WITH WIN

Hot Springs, Ark. (Friday, April 1, 2016) – The heavy 3-5 favorite Weast Hill answered a big question Friday when he improved his Oaklawn record to a perfect five for five with his victory in the $100,000 Arkansas Breeders’ Stakes, his first start beyond six furlongs. He returned $3.20, $3.20 and $3 to all backers who were confident in his ability to handle two turns.
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SEEKING ANGELS FAVORED IN SATURDAY’S RAINBOW MISS

Hot Springs, Ark. (Friday, April 1, 2016) – A field of nine is entered in the $100,000 Rainbow Miss Stakes for Arkansas-bred 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 6-furlong race, the ninth of 10 races, is 5:09 p.m. (Central).
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Barn Notes April 1: Suddenbreakingnews Works for Arkansas Derby

Multiple stakes winner Suddenbreakingnews worked a half-mile in :48.80 on a cloudy Friday morning at Oaklawn in preparation for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 16. Under regular rider Luis Quinonez, the Mineshaft gelding breezed shortly after the break to renovate the racing surface. Clockers caught Suddenbreakingnews in splits of :12.40 and :25.40 before galloping out 5 furlongs in 1:00.80.
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